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In today's extremely competitive business climate it is vital that all organisations maximise their resources. Staff training and development is crucial to the growth of any organisation; it ensures more productive staff, increased morale from learning new information and skills and an overall competitive edge. 

Edinburgh College offers a range of flexible business, management and training courses flexible to your needs.
We can provide access to the direct technical support, funding, specialist skills, training, facilities and equipment you need to improve your business.

For more information click on the links below or contact Sarah Cuthbert on 0131 535 4800 or email sarah.cuthbert@edinburghcollege.ac.uk

Edinburgh College Business School
Edinburgh College Business School offers an extensive range of qualifications delivered by our team of dedicated staff. Our qualifications are approved by leading professional awarding bodies, enabling us to support both individual and organisational requirements.

Training and Development
Edinburgh College works in partnership with businesses and organisations from all sectors to develop and deliver effective tailored training solutions. Our team will work to find the best solution to all your learning and training needs. Our programme areas include:

  • Construction
  • Creative Industries
  • Gas, Electrical and Automotive
  • Hair and Beauty
  • Health and Safety
  • Hospitality and Customer Service
  • Sport and Fitness 

Bespoke Training
On some occasions a tailored training solution is required to most effectively meet the training requirements of your organisation. We work closely with you to identify your needs and provide a bespoke training programme to match your business requirements.

Modern Apprenticeships
The College is approved by Skills Development Scotland (SDS) to offer the Modern Apprenticeship scheme to encourage employers to train young people towards a recognised workplace qualification by helping them with the cost of training. Our vocational areas of delivery include:

  • Automotive
  • Creative Industries
  • Engineering
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Security Systems

Vocational Qualifications
SVQs (Scottish Vocational Qualifications) are work based qualifications designed to increase your industry experience. An SVQ gives an employer the assurance that you are fully qualified to national standards and make you more competent in your position.

SVQs at Edinburgh College can increase your career progression and can act as a qualification to add to your personal development or a complementary qualification
to a business degree. Vocational Qualifications provided by the business school include:

  • Business Administration
  • Customer Service
  • Management
  • Learning & Development
  • Assessor Training
  • Internal Verification

Facilities Hire
Edinburgh College has a number of purpose-built rooms at each of our four campuses, which will meet all your training, events or conference requirements. Additional facilities include restaurants, sports and recreational facilities, en suite accommodation and cutting edge hairdressing & beauty salons.